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Resource | Federal Register Documents

Information Collection: SNAP Reporting of Lottery and Gambling and Resource Verification

This is a revision of a currently approved collection and existing burden in use without a valid OMB control number in SNAP. This information collection captures the burden associated with the requirement that states make ineligible SNAP participants with substantial lottery or gambling winnings and establish cooperative agreements with gaming entities within their states to identify SNAP participants with substantial winnings. 

Resource | Federal Register Documents

WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines (2022-2023)

USDA announces adjusted income eligibility guidelines to be used by state agencies in determining the income eligibility of persons applying to participate in WIC. These income eligibility guidelines are to be used in conjunction with the WIC regulations.

Resource | Notices

Child Nutrition Programs Income Eligibility Guidelines (2022-2023)

This notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals and free milk for the period from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0123

CSFP 2022 Income Guidelines

This memorandum transmits the 2022 Income Guidelines for state agencies and Indian Tribal Organizations in determining the eligibility of individuals applying to participate in CSFP.

Resource | Handbooks

FDPIR FY 2022 Net Monthly Income Standards

The net monthly income standard for each household size is the sum of the applicable Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) net monthly income standard and the applicable SNAP standard deduction.

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SNAP – Other Application Processing Waivers in Response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

FNS has approved a number of adjustments to support application processing by state agencies given pandemic conditions.

Resource | Webinars/Videos

SNAP Grants for States Using Third Party Income Databases for Verification 2021

Informational webinar/Q&A on SNAP grants for states using third party income databases for verification.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0070

Income Exclusions Under ARPA

The Child Tax Credit, part of the American Rescue Plan, significantly expands the child tax credit for 2021 and will be issued to families in monthly payments, beginning in July. These credits do not count as income for purposes of determining eligibility for WIC. For more detailed information on the Child Tax Credit, please go to childtaxcredit.gov.

WIC Policy Memorandum: #2021-7
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0054

FDPIR, TEFAP, and CSFP Income Exclusions under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

This memorandum provides information on the exclusion as income of rebates under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 in FDPIR, TEFAP, and CSFP.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0025

WIC 2021-2022 Income Eligibility Guidelines

This memo is inform FNS regional offices and state agencies of the release of the 2021-2022 WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines. The 2021-2022 Income Eligibility Guidelines are used by state agencies in determining the income eligibility of persons applying to participate in WIC. 

WIC Policy Memorandum: #2021-5